Mathematics

Maths

Maths is an important life skill. Therefore, at London Meed, we aim to enable our children to understand its relevance and importance, while enthusing and motivating them to develop an enjoyment of the subject. From Early Years right through to Year 6, our children are taught to become fluent mathematicians, who show secure reasoning and problem solving skills. These three core principles are reflected in all our Maths lessons at London Meed.

Our intent for the Maths curriculum is:

  • To engage all children in a Maths Mastery approach to teaching and learning, to enable them to acquire a deep, long-term, secure and adaptable understanding of Maths

  • To become fluent in the fundamentals of Mathematics

  • To reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry and using the correct mathematical language

  • To solve problems by applying their Mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems, with increasing sophistication 

  • To develop children’s noticing skills and ability to make connections with their prior learning

  • To offer children a safe mathematical environment where mistakes are treated as natural and are worth exploring

  • To use and apply their knowledge and skills to a variety of contexts 

  • To develop children’s conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately

  • To persevere in seeking solutions

  • To encourage a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about Mathematics

  • To develop links between maths and other curriculum areas such as Science, Music, Computing, Art, DT and P.E.

  • To make sure that all children leave primary school as confident mathematicians, who possess agility with time, money, risk decisions, logical thinking, problem solving, estimation and calculation

Our implementation of the Maths curriculum:

  • At London Meed we adopt a Maths Mastery approach where CONCRETE – PICTORIAL – ABSTRACT representations are part of our daily Maths lessons

  • We focus on discussion between pupils, and pupils and adults, to develop children’s mathematical vocabulary, reasoning and problem solving skills

  • Maths is taught daily, supported by regular homework that builds on learning in class

The impact of our Maths curriculum

  • We believe that every child has the potential to become a confident and successful mathematician

  • During their time At London Meed, the children will develop their fluency and learn how to reason and problem solve logically and efficiently. Using these skills will help them solve real life problems and prepare for the challenges of secondary school and beyond

Welcome to our Mathematics page! This is dedicated to providing you with useful resources and the latest information about the teaching of Mathematics at London Meed Primary School.

On this page you will find links to our Maths policy; calculation policy; helpful resources for parents and carers to use at home; mathematical vocabulary and various websites for times tables practice.

The children (Year 1 - Year 6) have access to the Mathletics website, displayed on this page, with their own logins, where they can practise their mathematical skills.

At London Meed Primary, the teaching of Mathematics is based on the National Curriculum and is supported by White Rose scheme of work and NCETM documents.

Mathematicians working hard at London Meed.

Please find attached below a link to help your child develop their knowledge of multiplication facts.

https://www.timestables.co.uk/